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Security technology was viewed like tax – nobody wanted to pay for it, says Vormetric CEO

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Alan Kessler tells Computing attitudes to security have changed, and it's now seen as an enabler rather than a hindrance
16 Sep 2014

JP Morgan denies that system blueprints were stolen in June cyber attack

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JP Morgan attackers took details of software run across the global bank – although bank denies that any money was taken
16 Sep 2014

75 per cent of mobile apps will fail security tests in 2015 - Gartner

Gartner says security of mobile devices will continue to be an issue
Analyst warns of security risks from employees installing apps on BYOD mobile devices
15 Sep 2014

Analysis: Why is Adobe Acrobat so insecure?

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Acrobat used to be a simple application that replicated paper documents, but Adobe's efforts to update it have made it more insecure
15 Sep 2014

Case study: How Middlesbrough Council went to G-Cloud to replace SAP with Unit 4

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Middlesbrough Council has shaken out its software estate, swept out SAP and procured a new ERP solution for finance, payroll and HR via G-Cloud
15 Sep 2014

TfL adoption of contactless payments to boost transactions to over 500m a year, claims Visa

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Card firm says Transport for London's new policy will be a catalyst for contactless payments
16 Sep 2014

Backbytes: Apple offers one-click U2 removal after Bono backlash

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Apple CEO Tim Cook is clearly the last U2 fan on Earth
16 Sep 2014

HP acquires cloud computing start-up Eucalyptus

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But the firm's Russian subsidiary is hit with a $58.77m fine for bribing the Russian government
15 Sep 2014

Intel working on wireless PCs and $1,000 luxury smart bracelet

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Chip giant also plans wireless charging phone covers and wire-free PC-to-monitor connectivity
15 Sep 2014

Is the cloud now your data’s best hope against the scum of the universe?

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Can you now store all your data in the cloud and know it will be better protected than in your data centre? Steven Sinofsky thinks so, but others aren’t so sure, as Peter Gothard discovers
15 Sep 2014
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Phones 4U pledges to refund Apple iPhone 6 buyers after it goes under

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Private equity-owned phone shop chain goes bust after mobile operators pull out – leaving iPhone buyers high and dry
15 Sep 2014

BlackBerry acquires UK start-up Movirtu

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Movirtu technology enables employees to use two numbers on one phone and receive separate bills
12 Sep 2014

Amazon creates 3,000 jobs as it moves out of Slough HQ

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Employees will be based in new 15-storey Shoreditch office or Farringdon building
12 Sep 2014

Box-driven automation keeps Netflix staff on their toes

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Netflix's Justin Slaten explains how Box has had a big impact on how staff work at the firm
12 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Barclays wants to read your veins, the BBC thinks you're a filthy pirate and a little-known company released a new mobile phone...

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Only one thing could push security off the top this week when a little-known company released a new mobile phone...
12 Sep 2014

Software-defined data centres a luxury? Not for service providers that need it, claims HP

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But even those that have a SDDC have difficulty getting to grips with how it functions as part of the overarching business
11 Sep 2014

Security warning over the Internet of Things

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Lack of security built into the Internet of Things could be catastrophic, warn researchers
11 Sep 2014

Box tries to repackage itself

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At its recent BoxWorks event, the online storage provider tried to reinvent itself as a supplier of industry-specific collaboration platforms
10 Sep 2014

Warning over government IT systems should Scotland vote for independence

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£1bn-plus IT bill for Scottish government – including a tax system that will be delivered two years after independence, according to the SNP's own timetable
15 Sep 2014

Huawei unearths corruption in internal investigation

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116 employees suspected of soliciting and accepting bribes from external sales agents
12 Sep 2014

Backbytes: Doom for Canon printers!

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Internet-connected Canon Pixma printers cracked by security company – and modified to play Doom
12 Sep 2014

US government threatened Yahoo with $250,000-per-day fine if it did not hand over user data to NSA

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Yahoo took matter to secret court, but failed to reverse government demands
12 Sep 2014

Cloud applications in a post-technology world

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Ian Tickle, ‎VP EMEA, SaaS Solutions at Oracle, argues that the real benefits of cloud have been lost behind a fog of technology and acronyms. The important thing, however, is to understand how cloud can make business more successful
11 Sep 2014

Government struggling to measure benefits of cyber security strategy, says National Audit Office

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But Whitehall has made good progress in implementing the programme, particularly among larger businesses
11 Sep 2014

Google Gmail users told to change passwords after five million accounts were compromised

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Russian hackers release login names and passwords of five million Google Gmail users
11 Sep 2014

IoT: Things could get nasty

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More and more connected devices are being rushed to market. But the lack of security standards leaves many of them wide open to abuse. So what are the challenges to be overcome in securing the Internet of Things?
10 Sep 2014